Every intelligent and sensible young person has the ambition to be a bureaucrat. But to aspire without firm determination, devotion and direction means making castle in the air. Determination and devotion are the inner traits that one can have or cultivate, but for direction one surely looks beyond oneself. Direction is the guidance; it is your road to success. And our institute has been true to its name both in literal and physical sense, as it has geography as its key area of training.
Our institution is private independent institution dedicated entirely to the encouragement, support and patronage of learning through fundamental understanding across wide perspective of Geography. This center of learning is a place where intellectual enquiry is carried out in the most favourable circumstances.
Since its inception, the institution has come a long way in promoting Civil Service aspirants to climb the ladder of success. It is committed to explore the most fundamental areas of knowledge, which helps student solve the most difficult of the questions in the chosen discipline.
The institute’s general stress is on the development of interdisciplinary skill. The unique approach of learning prepares the aspirants for the challenges of the exams. The subject matter of Geography requires appropriate know-how of the subject and trends of the paper. It is the most scoring humanities optional, which can get mired in the absence of cognition of perpetual analytical approach.
Direction’s squad equips you to grab the required lineage to excel in the examination by following the analytical approach. Aiming at the point target workshop, Direction provides the aspirants one stop perpetual solution to the synchronic approach to extensive requirement of Civil Service Examination in general and Geography in particular to facilitate easy glide through the examination.
Direction is extremely welcoming and friendly place to study. Our basic aim is to help students fulfill their intellectual and personal potentials. We offer wide range choices of study at various levels of catering to cross-section of students of different academic backgrounds. The institute provides guidance and advises the students while selecting their optional or choosing IAS as their career option.
Apart from enriching knowledge and skill in the chosen discipline, the institute is greatly concerned with building a positive approach and a set of values which would not only your life it can be help the aspirant and their life.
Apart from the interactive classroom learning, our highly qualified faculty provides different innovative methods and a healthy learning environment.
A concept of Guidance Mentors (GMs) is followed in this institute- it is the principle of friend, philosopher and guide. The GM is to monitor the academic progression & personal development. The peer pressure, time management and performance are the several issues that are developed simultaneously.
The interactive platform significantly enhances the introspective and problemsolving abilities of the students to lead them towards greater self-reliance in learning process.
The exclusive aspect of the institute is alumni association. It plays significant role in enhancing and motivating the students. This association provides an effective forum for its members to exchange views regarding the preparation in academy and thereafter.
Under the arena of the institute, the association works to generate awareness among the students by organizing guest lectures, panel discussions, conferences and workshops from time to time.
For General Studies, it is important to be updated in all fields. Read at least one newspaper regularly along with national and international magazines and periodicals. Also, tune in to current affairs and analytical programmes on radio and TV. A thorough study of the one optional subject is essential.
Begin your preparations for the Main Exam along with the Preliminary Exam since the time between the Main Exam and the declaration of result of Preliminary Exam is very less. Success Plan for Prelims.
In general, study previous years’ question papers. Questions on planning, budgeting, development programmes, latest issues of political and constitutional importance, Panchayati Raj, electoral reforms, natural resources, culture, growth of nationalism, Committees, Commission etc. are there almost every year.
The emphasis is on the general aspects of the subject that every educated person aspiring to join the Civil Services as an officer is expected to know.
For a list of reading material, refer to Recommended Book List.
Choose the subject for Optional that you have studied since school and are comfortable with. Chances of doing well in it are greater than an unrelated subject you may have never studied before.
Some subjects are considered scoring like Geography. Many students with no specialization in these subjects have done well compared to other specialized fields like Mathematics, Physics and Engineering that are considered tough. However, aptitude and proficiency in a subject should be the deciding factor while choosing the Optional subject.